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This is a list of names in which the gender is masculine; and the usage is Italian.
gender
usage
Abele m Italian
Italian form of Abel.
Abramo m Italian
Italian form of Abraham.
Achille m French, Italian
French and Italian form of Achilles.
Adamo m Italian
Italian form of Adam.
Adelardo m Spanish (Rare), Italian (Rare)
Spanish and Italian form of Adalhard.
Ademaro m Italian
Italian form of Audamar (see Otmar).
Adolfo m Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of Adolf.
Adone m Italian (Rare)
Italian form of Adonis.
Adriano m Italian, Portuguese
Italian and Portuguese form of Adrian.
Agapito m Spanish, Italian (Rare)
From the Late Latin name Agapitus or Agapetus, which was derived from the Greek name Ἀγαπητός (Agapetos) meaning "beloved". The name Agapetus was borne by two popes.
Agatino m Italian
Italian form of Agathinus.
Agostino m Italian
Italian form of Augustinus (see Augustine 1).
Albano m Italian, Portuguese, Spanish (Rare)
Italian, Portuguese and Spanish form of Albanus (see Alban).
Alberico m Italian
Italian form of Alberich.
Alberto m Italian, Spanish, Portuguese
Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of Albert.
Albino m Italian, Portuguese, Spanish
Italian, Portuguese and Spanish form of Albinus.
Alcide m Italian, French
Italian and French form of Alcides.
Aldo m Italian, Ancient Germanic
Originally a short form of Germanic names beginning with the element ald "old", and possibly also with adal "noble".
Ale 1 m & f Finnish, Italian, Spanish
Finnish short form of Aleksanteri or Aleksi, an Italian short form of Alessandro, and a Spanish short form of Alejandro or Alejandra.
Alessandro m Italian
Italian form of Alexander. A famous bearer was Alessandro Volta (1745-1827), the Italian physicist who invented the battery.
Alessio m Italian
Italian form of Alexis.
Alex m & f English, Dutch, German, French, Portuguese, Italian, Romanian, Greek, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Icelandic, Hungarian, Czech, Russian
Short form of Alexander, Alexandra and other names beginning with Alex.
Alfeo m Italian
Italian form of Alphaeus.
Alfio m Italian
Italian form of Alphius.
Alfonso m Spanish, Italian
Spanish and Italian form of a Visigothic Germanic name, probably meaning "noble and ready", from the element adal "noble" combined with funs "ready". Other theories claim the first element is hadu or hild (see Ildefonso), both of which mean "battle". It is possible that two or more names merged into a single form. This was the name of six kings of Portugal and kings of several ancient regions of Spain.
Alfredo m Italian, Spanish, Portuguese
Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of Alfred.
Aloisio m Italian (Rare)
Italian form of Aloysius.
Alvise m Italian
Venetian form of Louis.
Amadeo m Italian (Rare)
Italian variant of Amedeo. This was the name of a 19th-century king of Spain (born in Italy).
Amato m Italian
Italian form of Amatus.
Amatore m Italian (Rare)
Italian form of Amator.
Ambrogio m Italian
Italian form of Ambrosius (see Ambrose).
Amedeo m Italian
Italian form of Amadeus. A notable bearer of this name was Amedeo Avogadro (1776-1856), an Italian chemist most famous for the constant that now bears his name: Avogadro's Number. Another famous bearer was the Italian painter and sculptor Amedeo Modigliani (1884-1920).
Amerigo m Italian
Medieval Italian form of Emmerich. Amerigo Vespucci (1451-1512) was the Italian explorer who gave the continent of America its name (from Americus, the Latin form of his name).
Amilcare m Italian
Italian form of Hamilcar.
Amleto m Italian
Italian form of Hamlet.
Amore m & f Italian (Rare)
Italian form of Amor.
Ampelio m Italian
Italian form of Ampelius, the Latin form of the Greek name Ἀμπέλιος (Ampelios), which was derived from ἄμπελος (ampelos) meaning "vine". Saint Ampelius was a 7th-century bishop of Milan.
Anacleto m Italian, Spanish, Portuguese
Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of Anacletus.
Anastasio m Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of Anastasius.
Andrea 1 m Italian
Italian form of Andreas (see Andrew). A notable bearer of this name was Andrea Verrocchio, a Renaissance sculptor who taught Leonardo da Vinci and Perugino.
Angelo m Italian
Italian form of Angelus (see Angel).
Angiolo m Italian
Variant of Angelo.
Annibale m Italian
Italian form of Hannibal.
Annunziato m Italian
Masculine form of Annunziata.
Ansaldo m Italian (Rare)
Italian form of a Germanic name composed of the elements ans "god" and wald "power, leader, ruler".
Anselmo m Italian, Spanish, Portuguese
Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of Anselm.
Antelmo m Spanish (Rare), Portuguese (Rare), Italian (Rare)
Spanish, Portuguese and Italian form of Anthelm.
Antioco m Italian
Italian form of Antiochus.
Antonello m Italian
Diminutive of Antonius (see Anthony).
Antonino m Italian
Italian form of the Roman name Antoninus, which was derived from Antonius (see Anthony). There were several early saints named Antoninus, including the patron saint of Sorrento. This was also the name of a 2nd-century Roman emperor.
Antonio m Spanish, Italian, Croatian
Spanish and Italian form of Antonius (see Anthony). This has been a common name in Italy since the 14th century. In Spain it was the most popular name for boys in the 1950s and 60s.... [more]
Antonio Pio m Italian
Combination of Antonio and Pio.
Arcangelo m Italian
Means "archangel" in Italian.
Ardito m Italian (Rare)
Derived from medieval Italian ardito meaning "bold".
Arduino m Italian
Italian form of Hartwin.
Aristide m French, Italian
French and Italian form of Aristides.
Armando m Spanish, Italian, Portuguese
Spanish, Italian and Portuguese form of Herman.
Arnaldo m Italian, Portuguese
Italian and Portuguese form of Arnold.
Arnoldo m Italian (Rare)
Italian variant of Arnaldo.
Arnolfo m Italian (Rare)
Italian form of Arnulf.
Aroldo m Italian
Italian form of Harold.
Arrigo m Italian
Italian variant form of Heinrich (see Henry).
Arsenio m Spanish, Italian
Spanish and Italian form of Arsenios.
Artemio m Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of Artemios.
Arturo m Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of Arthur.
Ascanio m Italian
Italian form of Ascanius.
Atanasio m Spanish, Italian (Rare)
Spanish and Italian form of Athanasius.
Attilio m Italian
Italian form of the Roman family name Atilius, which is of unknown Etruscan origin. Marcus Atilius Regulus was a Roman consul and hero of the First Punic War.
Augusto m Spanish, Italian, Portuguese
Spanish, Italian and Portuguese form of Augustus.
Aureliano m Spanish, Italian
Spanish and Italian form of Aurelianus.
Aurelio m Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of Aurelius.
Balbino m Spanish, Portuguese (Rare), Italian (Rare)
Spanish, Portuguese and Italian form of Balbinus.
Baldassare m Italian
Italian form of Balthazar.
Baldo m Italian, Spanish, Ancient Germanic
Originally a short form of names containing the Germanic element bald "bold, brave", such as Baldwin and Theobald. In Italian it can also be short for the non-Germanic name Baldassare.
Baldovino m Italian (Rare)
Italian form of Baldwin.
Barnaba m Italian (Rare), Polish (Rare)
Italian and Polish form of Barnabas.
Bartolo m Italian
Italian short form of Bartholomew.
Bartolomeo m Italian
Italian form of Bartholomew.
Basilio m Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of Basil 1.
Battista m Italian
Italian form of Baptiste.
Benedetto m Italian
Italian form of Benedictus (see Benedict).
Beniamino m Italian
Italian form of Benjamin.
Benigno m Spanish, Italian, Portuguese (Rare)
Spanish, Italian and Portuguese form of the Late Latin name Benignus, which meant "kind, friendly". This was the name of several saints including a 5th-century disciple of Saint Patrick who later became the chief Bishop of Ireland.
Benito m Spanish, Italian
Spanish form of Benedict. This name was borne by Mexican president Benito Juárez, and also by Benito Mussolini (who was named after Juárez), the fascist dictator of Italy during World War II.
Benvenuto m Italian
Means "welcome" in Italian. A famous bearer was the Italian Renaissance sculptor and writer Benvenuto Cellini (1500-1571).
Beppe m Italian
Diminutive of Giuseppe.
Berardo m Italian
Italian form of Berard.
Bernardo m Italian, Spanish, Portuguese
Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of Bernard.
Berto m Italian, Spanish
Short form of Roberto, Alberto and other names containing bert (often derived from the Germanic element beraht meaning "bright").
Bertoldo m Italian (Rare)
Italian form of Berthold.
Bettino m Italian
Diminutive of Benedetto.
Biagino m Italian (Rare)
Diminutive of Biagio.
Biagio m Italian
Italian form of Blaise.
Bonaccorso m Italian (Rare)
From a medieval Italian name derived from bono "good" and accorso "haste, rush, help".
Bonaventura m Italian, Catalan
Means "good fortune" in Italian. Saint Bonaventura was a 13th-century Franciscan monk who is considered a Doctor of the Church.
Bonifacio m Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of Bonifatius (see Boniface).
Brunello m Italian
Diminutive of Bruno.
Bruno m German, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, French, Croatian, Polish, Czech, Slovak, Latvian, Ancient Germanic
Derived from the Germanic element brun "armour, protection" or brun "brown". Saint Bruno of Cologne was a German monk of the 11th century who founded the Carthusian Order. The surname has belonged to Giordano Bruno, a philosopher burned at the stake by the Inquisition.
Caio m Portuguese, Italian (Rare)
Portuguese and Italian form of Gaius.
Callisto 1 m Italian
Italian form of Callistus.
Calogero m Italian
From the Late Latin name Calogerus meaning "beautiful elder", from Greek καλός (kalos) meaning "beautiful" and γέρων (geron) meaning "old man, elder". This was the name of a 5th-century saint, a hermit of Sicily.
Camillo m Italian
Italian form of Camillus.
Candido m Italian
Italian form of Candidus.
Carlo m Italian
Italian form of Charles.
Carmelo m Spanish, Italian
Spanish and Italian masculine form of Carmel.
Carmine m Italian
Italian masculine form of Carmen.
Casimiro m Spanish, Portuguese, Italian
Spanish, Portuguese and Italian form of Casimir.
Catello m Italian
Italian form of Catellus.
Cecilio m Spanish, Italian (Rare)
Spanish and Italian form of Caecilius (see Cecilia).
Celeste f & m Italian, English
Italian feminine and masculine form of Caelestis. It is also the English feminine form.
Celestino m Spanish, Italian, Portuguese
Spanish, Italian and Portuguese form of Caelestinus.
Celino m Italian (Rare), Spanish (Rare)
Italian and Spanish form of Caelinus or a short form of Marcelino.
Celio m Italian (Rare), Spanish (Rare)
Italian and Spanish form of Caelius.
Celso m Italian, Spanish, Portuguese
Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of Celsus.
Cesare m Italian
Italian form of Caesar.
Cesarino m Italian
Diminutive of Cesare.
Cipriano m Italian, Spanish, Portuguese
Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of Cyprianus (see Cyprian).
Ciriaco m Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of Cyriacus.
Cirillo m Italian
Italian form of Cyril.
Cirino m Italian, Spanish
Diminutive of Ciro.
Ciro m Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of Cyrus.
Claudio m Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of Claudius.
Clemente m Italian, Spanish, Portuguese
Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of Clemens (see Clement).
Colombo m Italian
Italian form of Columba.
Concetto m Italian
Masculine form of Concetta.
Cornelio m Spanish, Italian
Spanish and Italian form of Cornelius.
Corradino m Italian
Diminutive of Corrado.
Corrado m Italian
Italian form of Conrad. This was a 14th-century saint from Piacenza, Italy.
Cosimo m Italian
Italian form of Cosmas. A famous bearer was Cosimo de' Medici, the 15th-century founder of Medici rule in Florence, who was a patron of the Renaissance and a successful merchant. Other members of the Medici family have also borne this name.
Cosma m Italian
Italian form of Cosmas.
Cosmo m Italian, English
Italian variant of Cosimo. It was introduced to Britain in the 18th century by the second Scottish Duke of Gordon, who named his son and successor after his friend Cosimo III de' Medici.
Costantino m Italian
Italian form of Constantinus (see Constantine).
Costanzo m Italian
Italian form of Constans.
Crescenzo m Italian
Italian form of Crescentius.
Cristiano m Italian, Portuguese
Italian and Portuguese form of Christian. A famous bearer is Portuguese soccer player Cristiano Ronaldo (1985-).
Cristoforo m Italian
Italian form of Christopher.
Damiano m Italian
Italian form of Damian.
Daniele m Italian
Italian form of Daniel.
Danilo m Italian, Portuguese, Spanish, Slovene, Serbian, Croatian
Form of Daniel in various languages.
Dante m Italian
Medieval short form of Durante. The most notable bearer of this name was Dante Alighieri, the 13th-century Italian poet who wrote the Divine Comedy.
Dario m Italian, Croatian
Italian form of Darius.
Davide m Italian
Italian form of David.
Demetrio m Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of Demetrius.
Desiderio m Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of Desiderius.
Dino m Italian, Croatian
Short form of names ending in dino or tino.
Diodato m Italian
Italian form of Deodatus.
Dionisio m Spanish, Italian
Spanish and Italian form of Dionysius.
Domenico m Italian
Italian form of Dominic. Domenico Veneziano was a Renaissance painter who lived in Florence.
Donatello m Italian
Diminutive of Donato. The Renaissance sculptor Donato di Niccolo di Bette Bardi was better known as Donatello.
Donato m Italian, Spanish, Portuguese
From the Late Latin name Donatus meaning "given". Several early saints had this name. The name was also borne by two Renaissance masters: the sculptor Donato di Niccolo di Bette Bardi (also known as Donatello), and the architect Donato Bramante.
Doriano m Italian
Italian form of Dorian.
Duilio m Italian, Spanish
From the Roman name Duilius, which is possibly derived from Latin duellum "war". This was the name of a Roman consul who defeated the Carthaginians in a naval battle.
Durante m Italian
Italian form of the Late Latin name Durans, which meant "enduring".
Edgardo m Spanish, Italian
Spanish and Italian form of Edgar.
Edmondo m Italian
Italian form of Edmund.
Edoardo m Italian
Italian form of Edward.
Efisio m Italian
From the Latin byname Ephesius, which originally belonged to a person who was from the city of Ephesus in Ionia. This was the name of a saint martyred on Sardinia in the 4th century.
Egidio m Italian
Italian form of Aegidius (see Giles).
Eleuterio m Spanish, Italian
Spanish and Italian form of Eleutherius.
Elia m Italian
Italian form of Elijah.
Eligio m Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of Eligius.
Elio m Italian
Italian form of Aelius or Helios.
Eliseo m Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of Elisha.
Elmo m Italian, English
Originally a short form of Germanic names that began with the element helm meaning "helmet, protection". It is also a derivative of Erasmus, via the old Italian diminutive Ermo. Saint Elmo, also known as Saint Erasmus, was a 4th-century martyr who is the patron of sailors. Saint Elmo's fire is said to be a sign of his protection.
Elpidio m Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of Elpidius.
Elvio m Italian
Italian form of Helvius.
Emanuele m Italian
Italian form of Emmanuel.
Emidio m Italian
From the Late Latin name Emygdius, which was possibly a Latinized form of a Gaulish name (of unknown meaning). Saint Emygdius was a 3rd-century bishop and martyr, the patron saint against earthquakes.
Emiliano m Spanish, Italian
Spanish and Italian form of the Roman cognomen Aemilianus, which was itself derived from the family name Aemilius (see Emil). This was the name of a 6th-century Spanish saint.
Emilio m Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of Aemilius (see Emil).
Enea m Italian
Italian form of Aeneas.
Ennio m Italian
Italian form of the Roman family name Ennius, which is of unknown meaning. Quintus Ennius was an early Roman poet.
Enrico m Italian
Italian form of Heinrich (see Henry). Enrico Fermi (1901-1954) was an Italian physicist who did work on the development of the nuclear bomb.
Enzo m Italian
The meaning of this name is uncertain. In some cases it seems to be an old Italian form of Heinz, though in other cases it could be a variant of the Germanic name Anzo. In modern times it is also used as a short form of names ending in enzo, such as Vincenzo or Lorenzo.
Epifanio m Spanish, Italian
From the Latin name Epiphanius, which was from the Greek name Ἐπιφάνιος (Epiphanios), itself derived from the Greek word ἐπιφάνεια (epiphaneia) meaning "appearance, manifestation". This name was borne by a few early saints. It is associated with the event known in English as the Epiphany (Spanish Epifanía, Italian Epifania, Latin Epiphania), the coming of the three Magi to visit the infant Jesus.
Eraldo m Italian
Variant of Aroldo.
Erasmo m Italian, Spanish, Portuguese
Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of Erasmus.
Ercole m Italian
Italian form of Hercules.
Ermanno m Italian
Italian form of Herman.
Ermenegildo m Italian
Italian form of Hermenegildo.
Ermes m Italian
Italian form of Hermes.
Ermete m Italian
Derived from Hermetis, the Latin genitive form of Hermes, the name of the Greek messenger god.
Erminio m Italian
Italian form of Herminius.
Ernesto m Italian, Spanish, Portuguese
Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of Ernest.
Ettore m Italian
Italian form of Hector.
Eugenio m Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of Eugenius (see Eugene).
Eusebio m Spanish, Italian
Spanish and Italian form of Eusebius.
Eustachio m Italian
Italian form of Eustachius (see Eustace).
Eustorgio m Italian (Rare)
From Eustorgius, the Latin form of the Greek name Εὐστόργιος (Eustorgios), which was from the word εὔστοργος (eustorgos) meaning "content", a derivative of εὖ (eu) meaning "good" and στέργω (stergo) meaning "to love, to be content". Saint Eustorgius was a 6th-century bishop of Milan.
Eutimio m Spanish, Italian (Rare)
Spanish and Italian form of Euthymius.
Evaristo m Spanish, Italian, Portuguese
Spanish, Italian and Portuguese form of Evaristus.
Ezio m Italian
Italian form of Aetius.
Fabiano m Italian, Portuguese
Italian and Portuguese form of Fabianus (see Fabian).
Fabio m Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of Fabius.
Fabrizio m Italian
Italian form of Fabricius (see Fabrice).
Faustino m Spanish, Italian, Portuguese
Spanish, Italian and Portuguese form of the Roman cognomen Faustinus, which was itself derived from the Roman name Faustus. Faustinus was the name of several early saints.
Fausto m Italian, Spanish, Portuguese
Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of Faustus.
Fedele m Italian
Italian form of Fidel.
Federico m Spanish, Italian
Spanish and Italian form of Frederick. Spanish poet Federico García Lorca (1898-1936) and Italian filmmaker Federico Fellini (1920-1993) are famous bearers of this name.
Federigo m Italian (Archaic)
Archaic Italian form of Frederick.
Felice m Italian
Italian form of Felix.
Feliciano m Spanish, Portuguese, Italian
Spanish, Portuguese and Italian form of the Roman name Felicianus, which was itself derived from the Roman name Felix. It was borne by a number of early saints, including a 3rd-century bishop of Foligno.
Ferdinando m Italian
Italian form of Ferdinand.
Ferruccio m Italian
Derived from the Late Latin name Ferrutius, a derivative of ferrum meaning "iron, sword". Saint Ferrutius was a 3rd-century martyr with his brother Ferreolus.
Filadelfo m Italian
Italian form of Philadelphos.
Filiberto m Italian
Italian form of Filibert.
Filippo m Italian
Italian form of Philip.
Fiore f & m Italian
Means "flower" in Italian. It can also be considered an Italian form of the Latin names Flora and Florus.
Fiorenzo m Italian
Italian form of Florentius (see Florence).
Fiorino m Italian
Italian form of Florinus.
Firmino m Portuguese, Italian (Rare)
Portuguese and Italian form of Firmin.
Flaviano m Italian
Italian form of Flavian.
Flavio m Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of Flavius.
Floriano m Italian
Italian form of Florian.
Floro m Italian (Rare), Spanish (Rare), Portuguese (Rare)
Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of Florus.
Fortunato m Italian, Spanish, Portuguese
Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of the Late Latin name Fortunatus meaning "fortunate, blessed, happy". This was the name of several early saints and martyrs.
Francesco m Italian
Italian form of Franciscus (see Francis). Francesco Laurana was an Italian Renaissance sculptor.
Francesco Pio m Italian
Combination of Francesco and Pio.
Franco m Italian, Ancient Germanic
Italian form of Frank, also used as a short form of the related name Francesco.
Frediano m Italian (Rare)
Italian form of the Roman name Frigidianus, which was derived from Latin frigidus "cold". This was the name of a 6th-century Irish bishop who made a pilgrimage to Rome and settled as a hermit on Mount Pisano.
Fulgenzio m Italian (Rare)
Italian form of Fulgentius (see Fulgencio).
Fulvio m Italian
Italian form of the Roman family name Fulvius, which was derived from Latin fulvus "yellow, tawny".
Gabriele 1 m Italian
Italian form of Gabriel.
Gaetano m Italian
Italian form of the Latin name Caietanus, which meant "from Caieta". Caieta (now called Gaeta) was a town in ancient Italy, its name deriving either from Kaiadas, the name a Greek location where prisoners were executed, or else from Caieta, the name of the nurse of Aeneas. Saint Gaetano was a 16th-century Italian priest who founded the Theatines.
Galeazzo m Italian (Rare)
Italian form of Galahad.
Gallo m Italian
Italian form of Gallus.
Gaspare m Italian
Italian form of Jasper.
Gasparo m Italian (Rare)
Italian variant form of Jasper.
Gastone m Italian
Italian form of Gaston.
Gavino m Italian
From the Late Latin name Gabinus, which possibly referred to the ancient city of Gabii in central Italy. Saint Gavino was martyred in Sardinia in the 3rd century.
Genesio m Italian
Italian form of Genesius.
Gennarino m Italian
Diminutive of Gennaro.
Gennaro m Italian
Italian form of Januarius.
Gerardo m Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of Gerard.
Geremia m Italian
Italian form of Jeremiah.
Germano m Italian, Portuguese
Italian and Portuguese form of Germanus.
Gerolamo m Italian
Italian form of Hieronymos (see Jerome).
Gervasio m Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of Gervasius.
Gherardo m Italian (Archaic)
Italian variant of Gerardo.
Giacinto m Italian
Italian form of Hyacinthus.
Giacobbe m Italian (Rare)
Italian form of Iacob (see Jacob).
Giacomo m Italian
Italian form of Iacomus (see James).
Giambattista m Italian
Combination of Gianni and Battista, given in honour of Saint John the Baptist.
Giampaolo m Italian
Combination of Gianni and Paolo.
Giampiero m Italian
Combination of Gianni and Piero.
Gian m Italian
Short form of Giovanni.
Giancarlo m Italian
Combination of Gianni and Carlo.
Gianfranco m Italian
Combination of Gianni and Franco.
Gianluca m Italian
Combination of Gianni and Luca 1.
Gianluigi m Italian
Combination of Gianni and Luigi.
Gianmarco m Italian
Combination of Gianni and Marco.
Gianmaria m Italian
Combination of Gianni and Maria.
Gianni m Italian
Italian short form of Giovanni.
Giannino m Italian
Diminutive of Giovanni.
Gianpaolo m Italian
Combination of Gianni and Paolo.
Gianpiero m Italian
Combination of Gianni and Piero.
Gigi 2 m Italian
Diminutive of Luigi and other names containing gi.
Gilberto m Italian, Spanish, Portuguese
Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of Gilbert.
Gildo m Italian
Masculine form of Gilda.
Gino m Italian
Italian short form of names ending in gino.
Giò m & f Italian
Short form of Giovanni and other names beginning with Gio.
Gioacchino m Italian
Italian form of Joachim.
Gioachino m Italian
Italian form of Joachim. A famous bearer was the Italian composer Gioachino Rossini (1792-1868).
Gioele m Italian
Italian form of Joel.
Giona m Italian
Italian form of Jonah.
Gionata m Italian
Italian form of Jonathan.
Giordano m Italian
Italian form of Jordan.
Giorgio m Italian
Italian form of George.
Giosuè m Italian
Italian form of Joshua.
Giotto m Italian (Rare)
Possibly from Ambrogiotto, a diminutive of Ambrogio, or Angiolotto, a diminutive of Angiolo. This name was borne by Giotto di Bondone (1267-1337), an Italian painter and architect.
Giovanni m Italian
Italian form of Iohannes (see John). This name has been very common in Italy since the late Middle Ages, as with other equivalents of John in Europe. The Renaissance painter Giovanni Bellini (1430-1516) and the painter and sculptor Giovanni Lorenzo Bernini (1598-1680) were two famous bearers of the name.
Giraldo m Italian (Rare)
Italian form of Gerald.
Girolamo m Italian
Italian form of Hieronymos (see Jerome).
Giuliano m Italian
Italian form of Iulianus (see Julian).
Giulio m Italian
Italian form of Julius.
Giuseppe m Italian
Italian form of Joseph. Giuseppe Garibaldi (1807-1882) was a military leader who united Italy in the 19th century.
Giusi m & f Italian
Short form of Giuseppe or Giuseppa.
Giustino m Italian
Italian form of Justin.
Giusto m Italian
Italian form of Justus.
Glauco m Italian, Portuguese, Spanish (Rare)
Italian, Portuguese and Spanish form of Glaucus.
Goffredo m Italian
Italian form of Godfrey.
Graziano m Italian
Italian form of Gratianus (see Gratian).
Gregorio m Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of Gregorius (see Gregory).
Grimaldo m Spanish (Rare), Italian (Rare)
Spanish and Italian form of Grimwald.